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Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and managing director, Reliance Industries

Mukesh Ambani has probably had the best year of his life yet. From striking a $15 billion deal with Saudi Aramco, to disrupting the Telecom market in India and emerging victorious, he's got the 'Midas touch'. He has also catapulted into the top ten of the global rankings of the world’s wealthiest people.

Business Newsmakers of the year, 2019

Here’s a look at the movers and shakers from the Indian business arena who stayed in the news for many reasons— either for phenomenally growing their business, or taking a bad fall due to mismanagement, for being social-media-influencers, stepping down from their esteemed position or being hugely successful as maverick business persons.